85 drones smuggled from China seized

85 drones smuggled from China seized

The agency said that drones were being smuggled from China through Myanmar-Manipur border by an Ahmedabad-based accused. File photo for representation

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Ahmedabad seized 85 drones worth more than Rs 1 crore from Ahmedabad airport on Monday.

The agency said that drones were being smuggled from China through Myanmar-Manipur border by a Ahmedabad-based accused. Officials said that from Imphal airport in Manipur, the drones weeee being brought to Ahmedabad as domestic cargo.

Based on an an intelligence input, they apprehended the consignment landed at airport and recovered a atal of 85 high end drones of DJI Mavic, DJI Phantom and MI brands. Officers have also seized, 27 DJI Mavic Air Fly More Kit and 34 DJI Ronin S Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless camera, used in film shootings, were also recovered and seized being smuggled items.